Obesity and diabetes
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Obesity and diabetes

Rose Gallacher Staff nurse, Royal Alexandra Hospital, Paisley

A CPD article improved Rose Gallacher’s knowledge of the role of obesity in the onset of type 2 diabetes mellitus

What was the nature of the CPD activity, practice-related feedback and/or event and/or experience in your practice?

The article discussed the factors that increase a person’s risk of developing type 2 diabetes mellitus, particularly obesity. It also outlined the lifestyle changes that can reduce a person’s risk of diabetes.

Nursing Standard. 32, 24, 64-65. doi: 10.7748/ns.32.24.64.s37

This reflective account is based on NS878 Cloete L, Mitchell B, Morton D (2017) The role of obesity in the onset of type 2 diabetes mellitus. Nursing Standard. 31, 22, 59-69. rcni.com/obesity-diabetes

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